Apps World

Developer training: Technical Briefing workshops - The free-to-attend Technical Briefing Track, offers tons of expert advice and practical instruction on many practical and strategic aspects of making a living from building apps in a closed environment. Hearing from some of the leading industry brands, all keen to share their expertise and connect with talented up and coming developer professionals. These sessions aim not only to equip you with the technical skills you need to be successful, but also cover some of the business and strategic issues developers need to be able to negotiate the highly competitive industry.

DAY ONE - February 7


Accelerating a Mass Market for TV Apps and Services through Open Standards and the free to use Open IPTV Forum Specifications


This will explain why such significant time and effort is being invested by leading enterprises, device vendors and network operators, end-to-end of the IPTV value chain, in the development of Open IPTV Forum Specifications. It will also outline the OIPF Certification process and focus on how Apps Developers are benefiting from using OIPF Specs.

Dr Nilo Mitra, President, Open IPTV Forum (OIPF)



Creating 3D games, applications, simulations and visualizations using Unity


Unity Technologies are the creators of Unity, an intuitive and flexible development platform used to make wildly creative and intelligently interactive 3D games, applications, simulations and visualizations for the web, iOS, Android, consoles and more. As the most powerful, accessible, and affordable of 3D development platforms, Unity has fostered a large and thriving community boasting over 1,000,000 registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists. Due to aggressive re-investment in their technology, Unity Technologies continues to innovate and lead with award winning 3D development tools.

Carl Callewaert,Unity product evangelist, Unity Technologies


DAY TWO - February 8


The Mobile Broadband Evolution


Mobile data speeds, coverage and spectrum issues are major areas of focus in the wireless industry today.  What is the future of the mobile broadband evolution in the U.S. and abroad?  Join the President of 4G Americas to learn what apps providers need to know about the rapidly approaching technologies of tomorrow.

Topics covered will include:  

  • HSPA+, LTE and LTE-Advanced
  • The U.S. spectrum crisis
  • The effect of applications on network resources

Chris Pearson, President, 4G Americas